This recipe, when compared to a full fat,full sugar version, has a 33% reduction in calories, a 35% reductionin fat, a 25% reduction in total carbohydrate and a 66% reductionin sugars.
Recipe: Low-Fat Bran Muffins
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk
3/4 cup SPLENDA® Granular
1 cup wheat bran (also known as millers bran)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons flax seeds
2 tablespoons dried currants (or raisins)
Makes 12 muffins.
Note: Try adding 1/4 cup sunflower seeds,or 1 cup blueberries or 1 cup raspberries, or 1 tablespoons gratedorange zest to the batter for flavor variety.
Nutrients Per Serving:
Serving size: 1 muffin
Total Calories 140, Calories from Fat 45, Total Fat 5 g, SaturatedFat 0.5 g, Cholesterol 25 mg,
Sodium 230 mg, Total Carbohydrate 21 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars4 g, Protein 5 g.
Exchanges Per Serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1fat.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable fordiabetics. For more information regarding this product, pleasecall 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.
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